|Hometown:||Solana Beach, Calif.|
|High School:||Torrey Pines HS|
Bettencourt immediately contributed to the Tigers' defense in her first season. She played in 18 of Pacific's 19 contests and earned five starts. The highlight of her season was starting and playing a strong back in the upset of No. 22 Michigan State on October 1.
Molly was an accomplished athlete and student at Torrey Pines High School. As a senior, she was named the to the High School Sports Association Senior All-Star Team. In 2011 she was also a team captain and named the Torrey Pines Field Hockey Most Inspirational Athlete. Molly competed in the Asics League, rallied her team to a second-place finish at the U19 Cal Cup, and was on the U19 Futures Region West team. In 2010, she was Second-Team All-Palomar League, a CIF-San Diego Section Division I Finalist and a Palomar League Champion. As a sophomore she was a CIF-San Diego Section Division I Semi-Finalist and an Avocado League Finalist. Molly also started on the Torrey Pines CIF-San Diego Section Division I Championship lacrosse team. The squad also won the 2011 and 2010 Palomar League.
Molly is the daughter of Alan and Ricki, and has two sisters Kinsey and Hannah. Hannah, her twin, is also on the Pacific Field Hockey squad. Her hobbies include mountain, dirt and road biking, sailing, snowboarding and running. She plans to study Mecanical Engineering while at Pacific.